Shelter Porn by Wendell Castle & Hugo França

Shelter Porn by Wendell Castle & Hugo França

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Maxwell Ryan
May 27, 2008

We just got an email from the very cool and very high end shop R20th Century, with a few sneak peeks of stuff their showing next month at Art Basel. You don't see stuff like this very often, and we thought we'd share it if only as a visual feast with an excuse for a little background link....

Wendell Castle: "American furniture artist Wendell Castle (1932-) creates unique pieces that often meander beyond the traditional boundaries of even decorative furniture..."

Hugo França: "Mr. França spent 15 years in the 1980s and 1990s in isolation in northeastern Brazil, learning the fine points of working with trees. Since that time, he has been sculpturing furniture out of fallen and burned pequi hardwood scavenged from the coastal rain forest...."

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